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Sarah Weinman
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ON IT RT @nytimeshealth Can you get Ebola from a bowling ball? Most likely not. nyti.ms/ZPpTX9
Also steeling myself for the inevitable "what do other bowling alleys think about this" story
Steeling myself for the upcoming NYPost and Daily News covers/headlines
Ruth Rendell, 84 and 65 novels into her career: “If I were to stop writing, which I will not do, I would hate it." online.wsj.com/articles/ruth-…
Line of the night from Craig Spencer's neighbor. “I’m not concerned. I’ve had no fluid exchanges with my neighbors.” m.nydailynews.com/new-york/docto…
Some necessary perspective right now from @unkyoka, who contracted Ebola and is here to tell the tale.
1. Doctors fighting Ebola abroad is good, not bad 2. You're not going to get Ebola 3. Almost everybody treated for Ebola in America survived
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This guy totally took the L train didn't he
Not freaking out not freaking out not freaking out nytimes.com/2014/10/24/nyr…
What a great feature on luminaries in their 80s and 90s who are still working, still thriving. nytimes.com/interactive/20…
Woman plans, God laughs his bloody head off.
The worst of humanity and the best of humanity, in one story. theglobeandmail.com/news/national/…
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FYI RT @PublishersLunch: Amazon Misses Wall Street's Expectations On Bigger Loss; Shares Decline Sharply publun.ch/1wgGIZf [reg. rqrd.]
A loss of $544m in the quarter. YIKES
Great news! RT @Gothamist Barnes & Noble Saved: The Bronx's ONLY Bookstore Extends Lease For 2 More Years gothamist.com/2014/10/23/bar…
@sarahw @vindugoel @peterlattman @nytimes he’ll keep overseeing media as dep biz ed. smart move, smart guy!
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Who replaces Lattman at media desk? RT @vindugoel Congratulations to @peterlattman, who was just named deputy business editor of @nytimes.
What the headline says. RT @PublishersLunch Oral Arguments For Apple's Appeal Set For December 15 publun.ch/1D1oCsW [reg. rqrd.]
It took just over one day for @didiondoc to exceed its goal. (But still, no takers for the sunglasses!) kickstarter.com/projects/86798…
Adored this essay by @stephycha on why GONE GIRL, the film, is really a domestic comedy. lareviewofbooks.org/essay/laughing… (via @chung_catherine)
Solidarity 4eva MT @edmundlee 100s of NYT staffers requested buyout packages to help mask those actually interested. capi.tl/1nAeyFB
Ha ha ha RT @verge: Kenny G frantically disassociates himself from Hong Kong demonstrators theverge.com/e/6807966 pic.twitter.com/AGKUs4fqP0
Amazing. RT @PDColford_AP: .@AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea, covering 1,300 miles. With 21 photos: bigstory.ap.org/article/5fea23…
"The CBC today gave a master class in calm, credible breaking news reporting." YUP. motherjones.com/mixed-media/20… (via @adambarken)
My take on why Amazon Vine reviewers aren't devil's spawn, why book bloggers don't use real names... gu.com/p/42kgy/tw via @guardian
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The @didiondoc Kickstarter went live this morning and is already 2/3 towards its goal. kickstarter.com/projects/86798…
What is the word, preferably German, for an article you can't bring yourself to subtweet?
Well played. RT @megangarber: We got Don DeLillo, the author of "White Noise," to review Taylor Swift's white noise theatlantic.com/entertainment/…
CONFIRMED | 1 shooter shot dead at Parliament Hill, but there is more than 1 suspect. #cbcOTT #OTTnews
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More shots fired just off Parliament Hill. Police telling everyone to take cover.
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OY RT @amychozick Andrew Cuomo's memoir sold 945 hardcovers in first week on shelves, according to BookScan. That's right, guys, 945 copies.
Stay safe, hometown.
Watch live: CBC NN coverage of shooting of soldier at Ottawa Cenotaph; shooter still on loose around Parliament Hill: cbc.ca/player/News/ID…
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I want to subscribe to this SO MUCH. twitter.com/TechnicallyRon… (via @moorehn)
We're in for it now! RT @PublishersLunch An Early Start to the "Best of" Lists publun.ch/1teAI0I [reg. rqrd.]
Still not entirely convinced @michikokakutani isn't just @kakutani_ebooks in disguise
The Didion documentary almost certainly has roots in footage Griffin shot of Didion reading BLUE NIGHTS back in 2011. thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/…
To be accurate, Griffin Dunne is co-directing the documentary with Susanne Rostock, but the campaign video is all Griffin and (obvs) Joan.
Griffin Dunne is making a documentary about his aunt, Joan Didion. You can back it on Kickstarter now. kickstarter.com/projects/86798…
When the B&N in Bay Plaza closes, that will leave the Bronx -- pop. 1.4 million -- without a bookstore. m.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx…
Pretty much. RT @thebookseller: Richard Flanagan earns more in week since Booker win than in previous ten years: thebookseller.com/news/walliams-…
How to write a tribute, by @carr2n. RT @brianstelter: "Ben Bradlee clanked when he walked." nyti.ms/1CUOsyB
Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post editor, dies at 93 via @washingtonpost wapo.st/1t9ONOc
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Anna Todd is this fall's Amanda Hocking. nytimes.com/2014/10/22/bus…
Yeah, don't do that, it's a small small world. RT @rgay: When someone who has openly disliked you asks for a blurb.
that was, without a doubt, the geekiest tweet I have ever composed, and I do not care